Spring 2017

January 23

David Wake

“Salamanders, with a focus on the largest family: Persistent Plethodontid Themes!”

February 6

Marvalee Wake

“Homoplasy and the Evolution of Viviparity in Amphibians”

February 27

Ted Papenfuss

“Observations on unobservable burrowing reptiles: Research on mole lizards of the genus Bipes and legless lizards of the genus Aniella

March 13

Carol Spencer

“Rattlesnakes: Diet, reproduction, morphometrics, venom, and evolution”

April 3

Phillip Skipwith

“Geckos: Their Evolution and Natural History”

April 17

Tyrone Hayes

“A TOAD IS A TOAD IS A TOAD…OR IS IT???”